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Say again? Curling nationals coming to Cheney

Just how did the U.S. championships come to Eastern Washington University’s recreation center in 2020?


Last updated 11/29/2018 at 4:24pm

Many people find it surprising that Cheney has an ice rink in the first place.

It’s one of just four sheets of ice — Spokane’s ice ribbon not included — in an area between here and Coeur d’Alene. And it is all thanks to the students of Eastern Washington University who are paying for it with their investment in the University Recreation Center, which opened 10 years ago.

But that community is likely to get more notoriety for its ice sheet in the coming months and years, for sure following its hosting of the Men’s and Women’s National Curling Championships taking place Feb. 8...

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